Take a peak at the hottest hang outs in your hood this week

We don’t get phased by cold fronts. Front on the cold with this warm list of things to do. Phumlani S Langa gives you the gig guide second to none.



Winter Sculpture Fair

Nirox Sculpture Park

May 11 and 12

R40 to R240 at webtickets.co.za

This annual event is always enjoyable. Top chefs and wineries will provide their culinary delights alongside exhibits from 15 artists from all over the world.


Indian: The Spice Route

Pick n Pay Good Food Studio, Pick n Pay on Nicol, Hurlingham

May 10, 6pm to 9pm

R550 per person, book by contacting Annelise at goodfoodstudio@pnp.co.za or 011 998 3310

The Pick n Pay Good Food Studio teaches you a new style of cooking every week. This time, you can delve into the world of Bengal Indian food, which boasts some of the most exciting flavours in the culinary world.

. Visit pnp.co.za/pnpstorefront/pnp/en/goodfoodstudio for more info


The Comedy Mash-Up

The Lyric at Gold Reef City

May 10, 8pm

R150 to R250 at computicket.com

A hilarious night out with a selection of South Africa’s top comedians on one stage. Hosted by Donovan Goliath, the night includes comedy greats such as Conrad Koch and Chester Missing, Trevor Gumbi, Nina Hastie, TolA$$Mo and rising star Lindy Johnson.


Capoeira Roda

Constitution Hill

May 11, 12.30pm

Free event, book your spot by emailing info@constitutionhill.org.za

If you’re looking for something new and exciting that will help you become physically and mentally fitter, this Brazilian martial arts class is for you. Capoeira will push you beyond your limits with elements of calisthenics, jujitsu and gymnastics.




Disoufeng 9-year All Black Birthday featuring Sjava

Disoufeng Pub, Meadowlands West

May 11, 1pm

Free entry before 5pm, R100 before 9pm and R150 thereafter

Catch Sjava at this all-black extravaganza at a venue that is cementing itself as one of the best places to party at in Soweto.


Locrate Market: May Edition

Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers

Today from 12pm

Free event

This home-grown market puts the emphasis on the surrounding community. Enjoy a relaxed vibe and local stalls selling food, art and clothing.


Mogodu Madness

Mboma Shisanyama

May 6, 6pm

Free entrance

An open mic comedy session. If you feel like your jokes pack a punch, then pull in and try your luck.




My Children, My Africa

SA State Theatre

Runs until May 17

R100 at webtickets.co.za

A play set in apartheid South Africa. In a classroom, a teacher referees a student debate contesting that women should not receive the same education as men. Pupils Thami and Isabel tackle the pressing issue.


Femi Koya & Warongx

Railways Cafe

May 10, 8pm

R80 to R100 at quicket.co.za

Down for a little Afro punk? Catch Femi, his mighty saxophone and Warongx for music with that old-school spirit.


Greenlyn Goods Market

Menlo Park

May 11, from 8am

Free entrance

Catch some fresh air, and lose yourself in some arts and crafts at this quaint market.




Tops at Spar Wine Show

The Globe at Suncoast

May 9 to 11

R185 to R385 at quicket.co.za

South Africa’s biggest and boldest travelling wine tour, the Tops at Spar Wine Show, will bewine-ding its way through the country and coming to a city near you. It will take place in seven cities, uncorking a full-bodied “pourformance”at all of them. Indulge your winederlust, and try and buy a selection from more than 250 cellars. If you’re a connoisseur, or you just enjoy drinking wine, the winederland wine show is not to be missed.


The Playhouse Company

May 9 to 12

R30 to R90 at computicket.com

This thought-provoking piece gives life to a collection of poems using song and dance.

Body and Mind Celebration Festival

DLI Hall, Berea

Today from 9am

R25 entrance

Shop at healthy food stalls and engage with some alternative healthcare practitioners. Enjoy Nia fusion dancing and belly-dancing shows, face painting, a variety of products and yummy food.


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